Government Transparency

Government Transparency

The Council uses the Freedom of Information Act to secure data and documentation from government agencies and take them to court when they fail to comply. Once we receive data, we analyze and publish reports to share the information publicly.

Most Recent FOIA

This request would show whether CBP is violating statutory protections intended for these youth.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, immigration courts have frequently closed without explanation or notice to the public. This Freedom of Information Act request seeks records on the government's response.
The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request demands records regarding all CBP deployments to U.S. cities during the protests of George Floyd's death.

Most Recent FOIA Litigation

This Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit seeks to uncover information about the Migration Protection Protocols (MPP)—also known as the "Remain in Mexico" program.

The American Immigration Council filed a lawsuit after Immigrant Customs Enforcement (ICE) failed to respond to a Freedom of Information...

A FOIA request seeking information about new hiring procedures for Board of Immigration Appeals judges was ignored by the government. The Council will now press for their release in court.

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